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Centre Cook

Date: 29-Jan-2019


Company: Goodstart Early Learning

Centre Cook – Parafield Gardens

Goodstart is Australia’s largest early learning provider.  As a not–for–profit social enterprise, we exist purely to improve the lives of Australia’s children and their families. Our people are our foundation, together we are working to ensure children have the learning, development and wellbeing outcomes they need for school and life.


We’re looking for a talented centre cook to join the team at Goodstart Parafield Gardens to plan and prepare a nutritious and exciting menu for the children attending the centre.


Our centre

70 place centre

20 mins from the centre of Adelaide

Part of the Enhancing Children’s Outcomes (EChO) program

Close to public transport


Your role

We are ideally looking for a candidate who has a Certificate III in Commercial Cookery or equivalent

Part time, 25 hours per week,

Monday – Friday



Support the health and wellbeing of the children through planning and preparing nutritious meals and snacks

Prepare meals to meet the needs of children with special dietary requirements and allergies

Order food supplies in consultation with centre director

Ensure safe and hygienic storage, handling and preparation of food and drinks

Work as part of a team to create a safe, caring and educational place for children


The benefits

Competitive award wages

Flexible work arrangements

Supportive and friendly team

Child care discounts

Comprehensive induction and training programme

Professional development

Career pathways and opportunities


If you hold a Food Handling and Menu Planning certificate, and have experience cooking meals within a child care centre or similar environment, then we’d love to meet you!


Goodstart is committed to child safety, with a zero tolerance of child abuse, and expect all our employees to reflect this commitment. Should you strive to uphold and reflect these values then we would love to hear from you!


For further information please contact Chantal Stewart on 0407761553


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